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Magee, Bryan

Overview
Works: 195 works in 1,073 publications in 14 languages and 18,939 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Introductions  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Interviewer, Host, Interviewee, Compiler, Creator, Other, Editor
Classifications: B804, 192
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bryan Magee
The philosophy of Schopenhauer by Bryan Magee( Book )

68 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A systematic exposition of Schopenhauer's thought and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and its influence on a wide ranger of thinkers and artists
Aspects of Wagner by Bryan Magee( Book )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zes essays over het werk van de Duitse componist Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author interviews modern philosophers and writers such as Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer on the major figures in the history of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Russell and Wittgenstein
Men of ideas by Bryan Magee( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science
The Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And he unflinchingly confronts the Wagner whose paranoia, egocentricity, and anti-Semitism are as repugnant as his achievements are glorious."--Jacket
Modern British philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

50 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dialogue, combining informality with elements of drama, has been a favored form with philosophers since Plato; it lays bare the discussion, argument, and criticism which are part of the very subject-matter of philosophy. In this book some of the most distinguished philosophers in present-day Britain carry on the best traditions of the form. A.J. Ayer, Karl Popper, Gilbert Ryle and Peter Strawson, in dialogue with Bryan Magee, give authoritative introductions to their own work, even to the extent of saying what they think has been wrong with it
Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

77 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de ideeën van de Oostenrijks-Engelse wijsgeer (geb. 1902) over de wetenschap en de maatschappij
The new radicalism by Bryan Magee( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and German and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One in twenty; a study of homosexuality in men and women by Bryan Magee( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mais au-delà des questions légales, variables suivant les époques et suivant les pays, "Un sur vingt" constitue une étude sociologique, psychologique et morale qui dépasse de beaucoup le point de départ de l'enquête. Premier examen d'ensemble de l'homosexualité masculine et féminine, dans ses considérations sociologiques concrètes, sans recherche du scandale et sans préjugés moraux, "Un sur vingt" est un événement essentiel dans la constitution d'une morale moderne
Philosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vindications : essays on romantic music by Deryck Cooke( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The democratic revolution by Bryan Magee( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of thought by Bryan Magee( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of ideas : some creators of contemporary philosophy : [dialogues between] Bryan Magee [and] Isaiah Berlin ... [et al.] by Bryan Magee( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers by Bryan Magee( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a highly successful BBC television series, this book presents fifteen dialogues between author and broadcaster Bryan Magee and some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. Isaiah Berlin considers the fundamental question, "What is philosophy?," A.J. Ayer reviews logical positivism, and Iris Murdoch talks about the relation between philosophy and literature. Moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science are all treated in depth by the thinkers who have shaped these fields--including Noam Chomsky, W.V.O. Quine, and Herbert Marcuse. Written in an informal, conversational style, even the most difficult philosophical ideas are made accessible to the general reader
Ultimate questions by Bryan Magee( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of ideas : some creators of contemporary philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

33 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science
Bryan Magee talks to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle by Bryan Magee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for changes in all things
Confessions of a philosopher : a journey through Western philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Magee tells the story of his own discovery of philosophy and not only makes it come alive but shows its relevance to daily life. Magee is the Carl Sagan of philosophy, the great popularizer of the subject, and author of a major new introductory history, The Story of Philosophy. This book follows the course of Magee's life, exploring philosophers and ideas as he himself encountered them, introducing all the great figures and their ideas, from the pre-Socratics to Bertrand Russell and Karl Popper, including Wittgenstein, Kant, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer, rationalism, utilitarianism, empiricism, and existentialism.--From publisher description
 
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The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy
Alternative Names
Bryan Magee britischer Politiker

Bryan Magee British politician

Bryan Magee Brits filosoof

Bryan Magee personnalité politique britannique

Magee, Bryan

Magee, Bryan Edgar, 1930-

Magī, Brāyān, 1930-

Magī, Brāyin, 1930-

Magī, Buraian, 1930-

Maiji, Bulai'en, 1930-

Maiqi, Bulai'an, 1930-

Maji, Bulai'en, 1930-

Maqi, Boli'an, 1930-

Mazhi, Bulaian, 1930-

Megi, Braiens 1930-

Megi, Briyan, 1930-

מאגי, בריאן, 1930-

מגי, בריאן

מגי, בריאן. מרקס, רינה. זולטי, ויולה

מגי, ברין

براين ماجي

برایان مگی سیاست‌مدار و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

매기, 브라이언 1930-

메기, B. 1930-

메기, 브라이언 1930-

マギー, ブライアン

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Aspects of WagnerThe great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophyMen of ideasThe Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophyPopperPhilosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl PopperTalking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophersConfessions of a philosopher : a journey through Western philosophy